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Cost of Living Comparison:
Birmingham, Alabama - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $200,000 in Birmingham, Alabama should increase to $305,510 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesBirminghamChicago
Overall73111
Food92111
Housing33112
Median Home Cost$64,100$225,500
Utilities102105
Transportation86122
Health82101
Miscellaneous95106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 53% more expensive than Birmingham.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 251% more expensive in Chicago.

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